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piece ended up in san francisco bay and the ntsb has wrapped up a news conference within the hour. we go live now to san francisco for the latest. let's start with the first responders that one of the 16-year-old victims was hit by a fire truck. how was that shaking out? >> reporter: wendy, they have discussed this in two different news conferences today the first responders held a news conference a few hours ago and said they acknowledge that they had heard about this and that it had gone up the chain of command, that they were investigating it but hadn't made any determinations as to what exactly happened out there on that chaotic runway. the other mention of that was from the ntsb who said the coroner has not been able to determine cause of death on either one of those two teenage girls, whether she was, one of them was struck by a vehicle or not and whether that would be the cause of death in the eventuality. >> there's a report one of the four pilots is the least experienced in flying this 777. did the ntsb talk about that? >> reporter: they did. he's had 43 hours in that particular
to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. well, the ntsb is learning what happened in the cockpit right before flight 214 crashed. they say there's no indication they declared an emergency and the airlines pilots association is now lashing out at the ntsb. they say the agency is fueling speculation the pilots were at fault before all the facts are known. bigad shaban has more on the investigation. >> reporter: federal investigators are focusing on the final seconds of asiana airline flight 214. the boeing 777 apparently came in too low and too low during landing saturday and crashed at san francisco international airport. >> there were three pilots in the cockpit at the time of the crash. >> reporter: the pilot sitting in the left seat was still in training and it was his first landing at san francisco in a 777. next to him sat his instructor, a senior pilot, who has logged more than 3,000 hours flying that type of plane. but it was his first flight as an instructor pilot. >> this was the first time that he and the flying pilot that he was instructing had flown together. >> reporter: the senior pilot
on the investigation today. jennifer? >> reporter: jim, pat, the ntsb hopes to speak with all four pilots who were on board that plane as they look in their investigation into what went wrong. >> at the terminal we rounded the terminal and all you could see was dark smoke billowing up to the sky and you could see the plane on its belly. so we just rushed, went right straight to it. >> reporter: help came fast to survivors. first responders overwhelmed by number of people able to help themselves before they cleared the plane. >> i was satisfied. i was happy. i felt like there was nobody left on that plane. >> reporter: there were two fatalities the airport's deputy fire chief acknowledged reports one of the two teenage girls killed in the crash may have been struck by an emergency vehicle on the nway. >> there was a possibility that one of our two fatalities might have been contacted by one of our apparatus at an unknown point during the incident. >> it went conclusive so we really need to work and talk with people, conduct additional interviews and let the coroner do their work. >> reporter: the c
resurfaced. the wreckage was pulled from the water last week and the ntsb is still investigating trying to determine the cause of the crash. geoghan was piloting the plane. his funeral will be held on friday at the evangelical presbyterian church in annapolis and a second one in ocean pines on saturday. >>> a volatile situation is making it impossible to search in this weekend's deadly train disaster in quebec. the company that runs this believes a le comotive shutdown might have released the train's air brakes that were supposed to hold the train in place. the remaining tanker hasn't been stabilized. >> get out of there. >> at least five people died and more than three dozen are still missing. the explosion and fire destroyed some 30 buildings. now crews are trying to contain 20,000 gallons of crude oil and some of it has reached the nearby town and there are fears this could flow right into the st. louis river alt the way to quebec city and we -- all the way to quebec city and we brought you the details as soon as we got word. you can get the latest breaking news anytime by following
the plane's auto throttle. that's the word from the head of the ntsb. the aircraft came in too low and too slowly clipping landing gear and breaking off its tail. two passengers were killed. >> police are saying that deadly train derailment in canada may have been a the work of a criminal. a inspector said there is evidence of tampering. 15 people are dead and 50 more are still missing from saturday's disaster. >> and only on 7 this morning, plenty of metro riders hoping for a smoother commute this morning after a train went down the wrong tracks for the second time in just a week. now, both incidents involved orange line trains from the rosslyn station that mistakenly wound up at the arlington national cemetery station at the blue line. jay korff was the first on the scene and had an exclusive interview with one woman on that train. >> anxiety and frustration on the platform at the rosslyn metro station tuesday during the evening rush when the orange line train went down the wrong tracks. >> people were annoyed and frustrated and i heard people grumbling saying this isn't the first time t
, thank you. >> now the latest on the plane crash in san francisco. the ntsb is giving us a clear picture of what was going on inside the cockpit when the flight went down to. today we learned more about the four pilots on board. jennifer davis has the latest from san francisco international. >> during two days of questioning, the pilots of asiana flight 214 that automatic throttled -- not tells were set properly but the plane slowed. >> one sat in the cabin with passengers and crew and the other three together in the cockpit with the trainee pilot on the left and his instructor in the right seat. >> he reported this was his first trip as an instructor pilot. this was the first time that he and the flying pilot that he was instructing had flown together. >> asiana airlines says the pilot was certified as a trainer last month. teams of federal investigators are combing through the fuselage inside and out tnt s.b. chair walking the debris wall -- ntsb chair. >> you can see aircraft parts, galley materials, newspapers, magazines, and flooring. >> meantime asiana c.e.o. mobbed by the media at
the ntsb as the plane approached the runway he noticed it was flying at a slower speed than what the pilots had programmed on what's known as the auto throttle. >> at about 500 feet he realized that they were low. he told the pilot to pull back. >> the plane's landing gear hit the seawall at the end of the runway first, then the tail struck it and broke off. survivors say they had little warning. >> last couple of seconds before it happened the engines reved into high gear. then the back end just lifted up, jolted everybody in their seats. >> two flight attendants were ejected from the rear of the plane. their were found injured but alive on the runway. investigators are now working to obtain the passenger manifest to determine who sat where and what injuries they sustained. >> 33 people remain in the hospital from that crash. 7 of them are in critical condition. >>> canadian police have opened a criminal investigation into the fiery derailment of run away oil tank cars that killed 15 people and destroyed much of a small town. dozens of people are still missing and authorities believe some
the ntsb. before leaving south korea, he personally apologized to the families of the two chinese teenagers killed in that plane crash. he met them at an airport near seoul and bowed to them. one of the fathers was visibly upset with him. the two girls were part of a group that planned to attend summer camps at universities in california. now, the visit comes as the ntsb hopes to shed more light today on the pilots in control of flight 214 including what they were doing as much as 72 hours before the crash. nbc's danielle leigh in san francisco for us again this morning where investigators are back out on that runway again. danielle, good morning. >> reporter: aaron, good morning. and investigators will be returning to the runway behind me again this morning as they continue to look for clues about those final moments. and we've got some new video that really paints a picture of the chaos just after the crash. you can see those emergency slides being sent out of the plane. people exiting the smoking plane, trying to get to safety. and you know, it was just after those moments that emergency
francisco tuesday to a rough media reception. the ntsb also revealed the pilots were not tested for drugs or al gore call. the us does not have oversight of that. >>> 15 people are confirmed dead after this train wreck in quibec. the wreck is under criminal investigation. investigators discovered elements leading to a criminal probe. he did rule out terrorism. two more bodies were pulled from the wreckage today. >>> a forensic expert backed george zimmerman account of the shooting of trayvon martin. he says evidence supports zimmerman's claim that trayvon martin was on top of him when he shot him. but, during cross-examination they found out the gunshot could be consistent with trayvon martin pulling away. >>> we are hearing from the woman who were held captive for more than a decade. they did not mention the man, only that ;gy#they were trying get on with their lives. the video taped statement was made from the office of an attorney in cleveland. they all appeared to be trying to enjoy more happier times. >> i will not let the situation define who i am. i will define the situation. i do
slowly as it tried to land in san francisco on saturday. the ntsb says the pilot at the controls was only halfway through his training on the boeing 777 and was landing that plane in san francisco for the very first time. the ntsb also says all four pilots on the plane thought the auto throttle was controlling the air speed but it had not been activated. we also learned that two flight attendants were ejected from the plane on impact. they were found injured but alive on the tarmac. >>> canadian police opened a criminal investigation into the fiery crash of a runaway oil train that killed at least 15 people and destroyed much of a small town. dozens of people are still missing and authorities believe some may be buried in the burned out wreckage. police have ruled out terrorism but say they had discovered elements during their investigation that could lead to criminal charges. >>> congress is taking up immigration reform again today. house republicans are meeting to discuss how they want to proceed on the issue. the senate has already passed an immigration reform bill with bipartisan supp
vegas. at this point, no more information is being released on the status of the grounded plane. ntsb investigators are searching -- are questioning eyelets on the asiana flight that crashed in san francisco. >> donna, investigators are searching -- are questioning the pilots and control of the lane. the dumb's family -- victims' families want to know what happened. he landed in san francisco against the wreckage of one of the fleet. earlier, the airline president issued apologies to the parents of the two girls killed in last week's crash. the girls who died were part of a middle school trip. these survivors are being united with their children. ntsb investigators are interviewing cabin crew about the chaos that followed the crash landing. >> as soon as i heard emergency escape, i inducted the evacuation. >> there are two interviews with information from the cockpit data recorder. >> the pilots are providing great information in terms of what was going on. isthe pilot at the controls being debriefed today. the question of failure to communicate based on deference to seniority may pla
flight 214 was traveling short of the runway in san francisco. the ntsb says everything seemed normal about a minute and a half before the crash when autopilot was switched off. it continued on a normal descent until the final 16 seconds. that's when the plane began to quickly drop below the target speed of 137 knots it needed to safely land. by eight seconds out, the pilots called for more power. but by the time the engines kicked in five seconds later, the plane had slowed to just 103 knots, or about 40 miles per hour slower than it should have been going. investigators say they want to know if the pilots were too reliant on automated system to notice the air speed problem. and the president of the asiana airlines will arrive in san francisco later this morning to meet with crew members and likely face some questions from the ntsb. before he left south korea, he personally apologized to the families of two chinese teenagers killed in that crash. he met them at an airport near seoul and bowed to them. one of the fathers was visibly upset with him. the two girls were part of a group t
before asiana flight 214 crashed, the ntsb says one of the pilots thought the au autothrottles were on. but then realized the plane was coming in too low. >> he recognized that the autothrottles were not maintaining speed. and he established a go around attitude. >> reporter: that's when the tail slammed seawall and the plane spun out of control, a full 360 degrees. >> two of the flight attendants in the rear of the aircraft were ejected from the aircraft during the impact sequence. >> reporter: both miraculously survived. but the violent crash whipped passengers back and forth, causing several serious spinal and internal injuries. survivors say they were lucky to escape. >> oh, my god. maybe we're going to die right now. it felt like maybe it would roll. >> reporter: swarmed by reporters, the ceo of asiana wouldn't answer questions about his crew or the investigation. the pilot training on this flight, lee gang guk, was experiencing his first landing on a boeing 777. the pilot training him, had 3,000 hours logged on the aircraft. >> this was the first time that he and the flying pilot
report by the ntsb, he radioed that the planes elevator became detached. that part is located on the tail of the plane and controls the plane's pitch. the plane crashed into the ground at 60 feet. >>> orioles fans we can now say it. the birds are slumping. they have dropped five of their last six games. last night they fell once again to the texas rangers, 8-4 your final score. adrian beltran, two home runs on the night. he was responsible for driving in five on his own. following the game, zack brit man and kevin gausman were optioned back to the minors. the same two team will be going at it again tonight. weather shouldn't be a factor because as we've been experienced for the past several days those afternoon showers a possibility at any point in the afternoon. >> you're right charley. as you head to the game, be prepared for that. there could be a rain delay once again. right now let's look at what's going on as we head out the door. yes, we do have some clouds out there this morning. we will get sunshine as we go throughout the day. also like charley said we have the potential for pop
with passengers aboard flight 214. the ntsb says it's getting a better idea of what happened before the plane went down. the pilot thought the auto throttles were on but realized the plane was coming in too slowly. it crashed into the runway. getting out of the plane proved to be a challenge for the crew and passengers. >> he did describe a chute that had deployed inside and trapped one of the flight attendants. >> 230 people escaped the burning plane. two teenage girls were killed. officials are looking into a report that one of them may have been run over by an emergency vehicle. >>> a man linked to the murder case against aaron hernandez told police hernandez admitted to firing the fatal shot. this is according to documents released today. carlos ortiz told investigators that another man ernest wallace said hernandez admitted to shooting 27-year-old odin lloyd. those documents say police turned up a vehicle wanted in connection with a double homicide in boston last year. the vehicle was rented in aaron hernandez's name. >>> the defense in the george zimmerman's murder trial could rest today. th
. >> she was so tiny and skinny. i couldn't believe how power and feel strong she was. ntsb investigators completed the first round of pilot interviews. we will keep you posted. >>> three people killed in baltimore city during the past nine days. in the nine days prior, 15 murders in the city, leaders say something must be done. stephanie rolls blake took part in an anti violence walk. reducing violence is a complex problem and requires collaboration with the city and the members within the community. she isn't the only one working to stop the violence. yesterday, at the apples and oranges market another rally was held for peace. >>> we can't always rely on other people, you get help when you say i care about the community. i care about the community. >> they have been working in the community before the rally, talking to young people from the city. outspoken against gay rights and same-sex marriage, after two decades, emmitt burns is retiring. the democrat from baltimore will not seek re-election. published reports say she has frown tired of the e at the present time to which a liberal a
the ntsb is talking to the pilots. >> they want to find out why the plane came in too low and too slow. we go live to san francisco where investigators hope to talk to the man behind the controls today. jennifer? >> reporter: that's right. pat, jim, they are speaking with that pilot for the first time today trying to get some answers as to what was going on in the cockpit when the plane crash landed here at san francisco international airport. the families, the victims, airline officials are curious what he has to say. the jet carrying asiana airline ceo lands in san francisco against a backdrop of the wreckage of one of his fleet. earlier the airline's president apologies to parents of the two teenage girls that were killed were met with angry and frustration. the girls who died were part of a middle school group on its way to summer camp. parents of the survivors and victims are arriving now to be reunited with their children. investigators are interviewing the cabin crew about the deployment of slides and the evacuation process. >> as soon as i heard emergency escape i conducted the eva
francisco. bigad shaban with more on the ntsb's focus today. >> reporter: investigators are not only working to determine a cause of the crash, but also whether a second accident may have led to the death of one of the teenage passengers. >> reporter: for passengers, flying into san francisco international airport, the wreckage of asiana flight 214 is a difficult site to miss. investigators are interviewing all four pilots on board. including the man reportedly at the controls when the plane made a crash-landing. according to asiana airlines, he's logged close to 10,000 hours on air but only 43 hours on this type of plane at this airport. >> when we interview those four crewmembers, we're going to get a lot more details about their activities, about their work, about training, about who was the pilot flying, who was the pilot in command? >> reporter: data recovered from two flight recorders shows the plane came in too low and too slow before it hit a retaining wall on a runway. passenger levy thought the landing was being aborted. >> i thought we were going back up. but we went back down aga
if the auto throttle malfunctioned or wasn't set properly and whether that contributed to the crash. the ntsb releasing new pictures showing the extent of the wreckage amid new questions about why the flight crew was not tested for alcohol or drugs. drug testing rules can vary after an accident. >> part 129 or foreign carriers, there is no specific u.s. requirement. they are deferring to the country in which those air carriers are based. >> reporter: investigators say the flight pilot was only about halfway through his training on the boeing 777 and that the trainer pilot was on his very first trip as an instructor. in fact, jenna, there were three pilots in the cockpit during the landing, one in of them realized there was -- none of them realized there was a problem with the air speed until it was too late. next ntsb press briefing coming up at 5:00 eastern, 2:00 pacific time today. back to you. jenna: claudia, thank you. jon: wealthy arab states are sending billions of dollars to help stabilize egypt as a shifting political landscape gives islamic militants a stronger foothold across north
viewers what the ntsb chairman had to say at a press briefing yesterday in the middle of this ongoing investigation about the experience of the pilot. [video clip] pilot is aructor captain. heath reported to our investigators that the total flight time is 13,000 hours. he estimated he had about 3000 hours in the 777. his total pilot in command time was about 10,000 hours. he had been in the korean air force for 10 years. he reported that this was his first trip as an instructor pilot. stated thator pilot he was the pilot in command. he was sitting in the right seat. host: what did you hear there from the ntsb chairman about the experience of the pilot? guest: the experience of the pilot matters because like anything you get better with skill. the more you fly in a particular type of aircraft, the better skills you have. this is the person in the right seat. he was the instructor. the pilot in command is the instructor. what they said next was just shocking and that this was his first flight as an instructor. good instructors are not warned, they are made --are not born, they are made.
. good morning. >> we're learning a lot of details about the ntsb about what might have happened. including that the plane was going 40 miles per hour slower than it should have been. what do you make of that? >> i think part of that information released so quickly it's logistically easier in this case an other accidents. this wreckage was on the runway itself, and the flight recorders were recovered very quickly. transported overnight, the first night, to the ntsb headquarters to be deciphered. their crew survived and now is able to be interviewed. so a lot of information is available, and available very quickly. i think also in the digital age, people are clamoring for more and more information. and if it's possible to be released to the public i think the ntsb is doing so in a reasonably quick fashion. >> at the same time the pilots union put out a statement criticizing the lease of the dat from the flight recorders. why are they so upset? >> represents pilots from u.s. and canadian carriers it's expressing frustration on what they call wild speculation about
. they are finishing a fourth interview with the final pilot. the airline polyps association d foraming the ntsb hea son.ling too much too the investigation is not complete. >> a new report about the economic impact of the senate migration reform. bille new report says the boost the economy and strengthens social security i adding billions of dollars to the trust fund. the senate plan will probably not be matched by house republicans, who are meeting behind closed doors. congressional democrats will not back anything, a demand several house republicans may result in no bill at all. >> the white house played house to the countries top young chefs. >> this was yesterday at lunch time. 54 winners of a special competition for healthy delicious recipes came to the white house. the winner from maryland had a winning recipe of a chicken marsala dish with a yogurt sauce and fresh mango slices. she is so impressive. this girl really rocked it. the first lady says this is what needs to be done. take a listen. the first lady was talking about these kids coming up but healthy recipes. well later inemma her life
the botched landing that ripped an airplane apart with 300 people aboard, but the ntsb says it's still too soon to know exactly why it happened. >> asiana flight smashed into the seawall. two flight attendants were ejected from the back as the plane broke apart. it was the pilot's first time coming into san francisco at the controls of a boeing 777. all three pilots on board answered questions on tuesday. officials wanted to know why the plane was flying 40 miles per hour slower than normal when it approached the runway and why the crew didn't notice until it was too late. two teenage girls, best friends, were killed. they had been on their way to summer camp. >> now, incredibly, 305 of the 307 people on board survived. some escaped just moments before the plane burst into flames. one passenger helped people to safety amid the panic. anna warner has his story for wjz. >> reporter: some of those aboard asiana flight 214 recall a stunned silence when the plane came to rest at the side of runway 28 left. >> with no warning, during the whole crash and even after the crash, no communication fro
hill. others are unaccounted for. >> and covering the nation now, where the ntsb is investigating a deadly plane crash at a small airport in alaska. a type of air taxi crashed on sunday, located about 75 miles west of anchorage. all of the passengers and the pilot were killed, and that single engine plane was operated by a local company, and there is no word yet on what might have caused the plane to go down. >> still ahead tonight, the push to move cybersecurity up. dutch. hear from >> can we be doing more to save some money? >> plus, rebounding from the power of education. a high-school diploma more than 25 years in the making. >> the upper eastern shore. we will see what parts have to deal with thunder. right now, some sunshine over the inner harbor, where the [ female announcer ] at your local subway, summer flavors are served up fresh. like the delicious taste of the orchard chicken salad. you loved it, so we brought it back as a five dollar footlong, and now as a five dollar chopped salad too! diced white-meat chicken with sweet apples and tart cranberries. get it as a tasty
and there was a significant piece of the tail of this aircraft in the water. >> reporter: the ntsb says the plane was flying 40 miles per hour slower than this plane does upon landing. passengers say the plane was lower as well. >> i don't see runway, i just see water. i'm realizing, we're way too low. >> reporter: seven seconds before impact, a member of the flight crew called for increased speed. three seconds later the flight controls began to shake, a signal the plane was close to losing lift or stalling. with just a second and a half before the plane hit the ground, the flight crew attempted to abort the landing and initiate a go around to try again. most of the more seriously injured were taken here to san francisco general hospital where several remain in critical condition. two chinese students were killed, one of them possibly hit by a rescue vehicle as she lay on the tarmac. in san francisco, marley hall, wjz eyewitness news. >> the pilot was doing on-the- job training with an instructor. he had only logged 43 hours in a 777 and had never flown that plane into san francisco before. >>> well, speak
lower went down. now the speed continued to drop until the plane basically stalled. the ntsb says there were no system warnings of a stall until just four seconds before the crash. we'll have to await the results of the interviews with the pilots to see if their actions played any role in the crash. although much has been made about the fact that the pilot at the controls was making his first attempt at landing a 777 into sfo. at the live desk, i'm jim handly. >>> hundreds of children and parents in northern virginia are remembering a baltimore rachbts cheerleader who was killed -- ravens cheerleader who was killed in a crash. his legacy will be felt far from the football field. >> reporter: mar keepa campbell cheers at infinity all stars practice in fairfax, praying tribute to her coach, 27-year-old dion bagby. he died in a motorcycle crash in frederick, maryland, friday, and recently became a cheerleader with the baltimore ravens. >> it's just really heartbreaking to know that he died. >> reporter: moments later her mother gives her a hug. >> he was like a big brother to her. >>
shaban, wjz eyewitness news. >> just moments ago, the ntsb said that two asiana flight attendants were ejected from the rear of the plane on impact and survived. >>> a 7-year-old boy with autism is found dead in a car in a southeast washington, d.c. neighborhood. mary is in the newsroom with the latest on the search for why. mary? >> reporter: well, denise, the little boy was reported missing sunday. and on monday night, michael kingsbury's body was found in an abandoned car, not far from his home. an officer had to actually break the window to get him out. but it was too late. police do not expect foul play. his mother fell to the ground when she burned. >> i never imagined this day of not seeing my child again. >> reporter: police said the little boy was playing in his backyard when he disappeared. and they're not sure how he got into the car. back to you. >> all right, thank you, mary. a focus of the investigation now, why the little boy was not found sooner. police say they checked in the car where she was found, several times. and it was checked by at least three officers. >>> att
: for now the ntsb and fire crew airport is waiting for the coroner to determine the cause of death. deat >> as of this time because we have not established thosehose facts, we cannot answer your question. >> reporter: federal investigators are very rude the surveillance rid t video to seef of the victims was run over byey an emergency vehicle, but it's inconclusive. jennifer davis, fox news. >>> tonight egypt is plungingpli further into chaos after clashel between the muslim brotherhood and the military that toppled the democratically elected president. either side is watching and urging calm.. we are there with the latest. >> reporter: deeper and darker battle lines emerge in in egypt as the muslim battle hood calls on the to call on military as they removed morsi from power. this after, clashes between soldiers in kiro, the cairo, iss attacked the building, at least if i are dead50 are dead, repore than 300 injured.00 >> i don't think the muslim brotherhood armed with thistics, and stones is going to be any ay match for the egyptian army.my. what i'm worried is that they join forces
an accident but the ntsb said those rules do not apply to pilots licensed in foreign countries. >> let's talk about the weather today. repeat? we just pushing the repeat button? >> pretty much. overall the day is looking a lot like yesterday in terms of the cloud cover, in terms of chances of rain but our timing is going to be pushed back a little bit today i think compared to yesterday. we started early in the morning with showers pulling in from the west and i think we'll hold off till later this morning before we start to see a little bit of the sprinkles and light showers pushing in. so let's -- feels like it, yeah, you can feel it, warm and muggy and humid this morning. 78 degrees is our temperature with a dew point at 73 so that's very high. you know, the dew point, the maybe of the moisture in the atmosphere, most people start feeling uncomfortable in the 60s, we've got 73 already this morning, so kind of weather you can wary like to call it. 73 in frederick, 75 in hearingstown, temperature in martinsburg 75, 75 at dulles as well and your temperature in lexington park very warm at 77 d
, moron what the hell are you doing? get your nose up. >> stephanie: the ntsb chairwoman yesterday. >> we're now going to be looking at flight data recorder information to validate parameters, things like the auto throttles. >> that means nothing. what does that mean? >> that they would automatic -- more often than not now they land planes remotely. >> stephanie: some of that equipment wasn't work at sfo. it was under repair. >> a lot of people don't get as much practice slamming planes as they should. >> stephanie: for those of you who don't speak plane like chris and i, it would be as if robert hayes cannot blow up the auto pilot. >> via the tube. >> stephanie: auto was under construction. okay. this is in the "l.a. times." this is where i learned -- i had a tutorial. would you like one? cockpit actions of asiana crash scrutinized. investigators focus on why the copilots of asiana airplanes flight 214 didn't discuss their predicament. that's what everybody -- obviously they already have the cockpit recordings and it was -- that's what was -- there's like nothing. they're not even talkin
crash happened will reopen. the ntsb releasing this dramatic new picture showing the plane's burned out cabin. there is no evidence of mechanical problems with the plane putting the focus on the investigation of the pilot. >>> brand-new d.n.a. evidence blazing a cold case open at this hour. d.n.a. taken from the final boston strangler victim shows a family match with edward desalvo. he confessed to the murders but later recanted and was never convicted. >> didn't know nor did my mother know other people were living with the memory as well. it is amazing to me today to understand that people really did care about what happened to my aunt. >>gretchen: investigators will he exhume desalvo. >>> one of the girls hurt in the parasailing accident is out of the hospital. she will continue rehab at her home. the other young woman will remain hospitalized and undergo reconstructive surgery to repair fractures in her face. the two girls sailed into a balcony after their parasail broke free. >>steve: let's talk about the george zimmerman trial. it looks as if the jury will wind up with the case by
according to the ntsb. >> if the aircraft is too low, all the lights will be red and the way we remember that is red over red you're dead. >> reporter: not working, the guide slope system, a kind of radio beacon that helps bring planes in. we are flying over san francisco and getting a good look at it right now. at the aircraft owners and pilots association in frederick members can actually use a simulator to practice landing at san francisco before they even get there. visually and on instruments. corporate pilot louise beatty said she might glance at her slide scope indicator on a clear day, but she said even without it pilots should have no problem landing safely simply by looking out the window. how big a deal would it be not to have that glide slope? >> none at all. >> reporter: no big deal? >> none at all because you would be relying on visual clues. >> reporter: the precise cause of this crash remains unanswered, but every pilot we have talked to says repairs on sfo's glide slope system should not have led to disaster. in frederick, bruce leshan, wusa9. >>> survivable events li
of concern the plane could explode. jenna: what a scary situation as we continue to learn more. ntsb is focusing on several factors, walk us through some of those factors. >> you are right. some of the things they are taking a close look at are the automated equipment the pilots are using in the cockpit, the automated throttle that was being used to maintain the target airspeed for landing, investigators wants to know if it malfunctioned or if it was not being properly monitored by the pilot seconds before the aircraft the seawall killing two passengers as it bounced about 100 feet. and then there was this account of the mysterious light in the sky. the pilot says he was temporarily blinded 34 seconds before the crash. it is still unclear what that was or if it played a role. the wreckage is now being cleared away but a lot of repair work that needs to be done. it could be several more days at least before the planes are able to utilize that runway. jenna: thank you. jon: right now the george zimmerman murder trial entering its final chapter. the prosecution and defense giving closin
was new to the jumbo jet. he had never landed a boeing 777 in san francisco. the ntsb now says it was also the first time the pilot teaching him had made a trip as an instructor. and this -- >> this was the first time that he and the flying pilot that he was instructing, had flown together. >> reporter: that landing, investigators describe a nightmare. the tail clipped the seawall at the edge of the runway. the plane did a 360-degree spin. upon impact, two flight attendants in the back of the plane were ejected, found injured on the side of the runway. passengers, like this california martial arts group, returning from a visit from south korea, feared the worst. >> the captain was saying, we have to get out of here. and then, boom, the back end just lifted up. >> reporter: and now, new questions about whether the plane's autothrottle, used like a cruise control to maintain a certain speed, was even on. >> is there too much dependency on automation? are we making pilots that are way too concerned about systems and computers rather than the basic aviation skills? >> reporter: the one person
and running to full throttle again. from the ntsb dramatic photos of the debris from flight 214 including rocks and boulders from the seawall and this photo showing the extensive fire damage in the economy section of the plane. had passengers not escaped as quickly as they did, the number of dead and injured would have surely been higher. in seoul, some of the flight attendants have now returned home. >> translator: we're lucky to come home. there are still several colleagues left back in san francisco. it breaks my heart when i think of them. >> reporter: back on the runway, salvage crews have begun moving the wreckage to a remote location of the airfield. san francisco is hoping to repair and reopen runway left by sunday or monday and investigators looking into why the pilots of flight 214 struggled to line up properly for landing, then failed to monitor their air speed, say the flight data recorder shows the plane's engines and automated systems were working properly at the time of the crash. >> there is no anonmow lus behavior of the auto pilot, of the flight director and auto notles.
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